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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtumbledowntum‧ble‧down /ˈtʌmbəldaʊn/ adjective [only before noun]  CONDITION/STATE OF somethinga tumbledown building is old and beginning to fall down a tumbledown cottage
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tumbledownMost buildings are tumbledown and all but the main streets are eerily deserted.We arrived at a tumbledown cottage, surrounded by overgrown rose bushes and a broken fence.That financial crisis weathered, Zyuganov will then have to find the money for large-scale state investment in tumbledown factories.The college was a collection of tumbledown old buildings in Paddington.
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